Many people have to overcome anxiety, stress and even panic attacks on occasion to get through their days and weeks.
Some of those people are turning to a new alternative to medication.
It's called The TouchPoint Solution.
People wear these small, vibrating devices on watches or on each side of their body for relief. According to Neuropsychologist Dr. Amy Serin, the vibrations reduce stress, increase focus, and improve sleep.
Patients also have used them to deal with PTSD, ADHD, Autism and Parkinson's Disease.
"When you feel stress, your body's fight or flight mechanism engages, which does things like make your stomach hurt or your chest get tight or you have tension in your shoulders," CEO and co-founder Vicki Mayo said. "When the TouchPoints turn on, they actually don't allow that fight or flight mechanism to engage."
You can control the vibrating devices through an app.
Users also can customize them with six presettings for calm, focus, sleep, performance, anger, and cravings.
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TouchPoints can improve attention span by over 505% in as few as 30 seconds. These wearable devices that are non-invasive, controlled by the user, and can be worn on the wrists or clipped to pockets or clothing. Utilizing a neuroscientific discovery made by Dr. Amy Serin, TouchPoints was initially used to alleviate stress. Research studies have shown that TouchPoints have profound effect on individuals with ADHD, not only increasing engagement and attention span span but also reducing hyperactivity.
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This stress-alleviating neuroscience wearable promises to aid in tackling symptoms of conditions such as ADHD and Autism
Over the last decade, Dr Serin’s work in therapy and neuroscience led to a breakthrough realization that a component of successful PTSD treatment could be used as a stand-alone product for a range of individuals whose stress and intensities hamper performance, relaxation, sleep, and their ability to cope with sensory stimuli.
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TouchPoints uses technology that gently interferes with the body’s stress response and produce a more calm, focused state. Thousands of users report they feel more calm, are able to sleep better, and perform better with use.